It is possible to make Hard criteria mandatory on the Application form.
Hard Criterium on Application Form
First, you need to make sure the Hard criteria you want to make mandatory, are visible on the form.
A. Go to Connexys Setup > Hard Criterium and find the specific Hard criterium and tick the box for the field "Show on Application form?"
The Hard criteria that are visible on the Application form can be made mandatory.
B. To do so, go to the form of your choosing and scroll down to the header "Hard criteria on form".
C. Click on Edit for every Hard criterium you would like to make mandatory and check the box for the field "Mandatory on form" on the screen that appears. If this field is not visible, you need to add this the layout first.
D. Click Save and that Hard criterium is now mandatory on the Application form.